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The last time the Gem City experienced two pink-sockings in a week, the Mayor had to close down the men’s bathroom at the Greyhound bus station. There we no embarrassing trips to the hospital this time, just the Flyers cruising to an easy victory over Avery Johnson and the Crimson Tide, 80-48.

Alabama lived up to its reputation as an offensively challenged team, as the Tide managed to shoot just 30% from the field (25% from three and 53% from the line). Although this was certainly a good win considering it came at the expense of a “name” opponent on national television, I don’t think it’ll be one Archie hangs his hat on come March.

This is by far the most positive I’ve have been about a Dayton team after two games since I was initiated into the Flyer Nation. While the competition thus far has been admittedly subpar, it’s the fashion in which the Cagers have vanquished their opponents that should have us all feeling a little chubbed-up with just two games off the slate.

Chief McElvene earned the first of what is hopefully many double-doubles, scoring 13 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Big Steve was a force on both ends of the floor and showed a bit more range on the offensive side of the ball.

Kendall Pollard got iced early, as the junior from America’s warzone picked up two early fouls and sat out the majority of the first half. Fortunately, it didn’t matter as the Flyers dominated the first frame and went into the half with a 40-24 lead over the Crimson Tide. That being said, Pollard hasn’t been much of a factor to start the season, he has taken a bit of a back-seat thus far, which has auspiciously allowed some of the newcomers an opportunity to step up. There are no concerns going forward, Pollard is still getting used to playing next to a true big man. It’s like when your mom brings home her new boyfriend for the first time and you have to mentally deduce if you could kick his ass should he get all liquored up and mouthy. You’re unsure around him until you realize he’s just in it to steal your mother’s underwear in order to it sell to the unassuming Japanese man who owns the laudromat. There’s no love or attachment there, don’t fret. Things will get back to normal soon.

Charles Cooke finally shook of the rust, dropping a game-high 21 points, showcasing his oft-discussed offensive arsenal for the Sweaters. Extremely reassuring to see the transfer get going before UD heads into the Advocare Invitational next week.

Scoochie Smith’s offensive development continues – the team’s point-guard is connecting on 43% of his three-point attempts and is a perfect 6-of-6 from the line this season. He is shooting the ball with confidence and runs the show about as good as anyone we’ve ever seen in a Dayton uniform. His steadiness this season will be of paramount importance.

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DURRELL has been in a word, aggressive, over the first two games of the season. The sophomore guard from the Land O’ Swampy has fired off 18 shots (11 threes) in a combined 45 minutes of play. Now that’s not quite Iversonian, but it is certainly an “evolved” offensive approach from Davis the Younger. The biggest knock on DD remains his inability to keep the rock safe from impending forces – he has a team-high six turnovers and still appears unsteady with the ball in his hand.

The freshmen contributed 27 points against Alabama, which included an X-Man sighting(!), as the Wayne product finally entered the scoring column with a four-point effort this afternoon. Adding to the total was Sam Miller, who hit a couple of shots, and Chip Mikesell, who knocked down a trey just for fun. John Crosby (or as Bucky calls him, John “Cosby”) went scoreless but may just have the best hair on the team.

Through two games, UD’s opponents are shooting 31% from the field, 22% from behind the arc and an abysmal 43% from the charity stripe. William & Mary will be a different story this weekend, as the Tribe have been one of the better shooting teams in college basketball over the past few years.

Lastly, shout out to the Sweaters – just over 12,000 strong saw a deep-fried beating at UD Arena earlier today. That’s being RED and LOWD. This is going to be a fun season, don’t you guys ruin it for me.

Dayton 80 Alabama 48 Final 11 17 15 Basketball State

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I cum in peace
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Chip Mikesell (aka “The Great White Tater”) look a little lost when he was on the floor. It’s early yet, but as any virgin can attest, he may have blew is his sour cream and chive too soon.

Also, can someone please confirm if I actually saw THREE white guys on the floor for Dayton at the same time in something other than the last minute of the game.

TBolt
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Please send all pictures of UD arena poop protest to Blackburn so he can post on the site.

T-Rex
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If you really want to get the school’s attention, write something offensive on the wall with your shit. “Safe Space” should do it.

TBolt
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Can someone write “Big Hairy Pussy” in the bathroom like what was written at All-American Burger?

Mr. Wiggles
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People are doubting the shitting, but it happened again. I took a pic of it on my phone but can’t figure out a way to upload it. It was similar to the last time two small dumps on the floor with a wiped toilet paper covering it. This is real and it’s awesome. Great work mystery pooper(s)’ I know you are reading this as you have to be a frequent website person. Keep up the good work, I’m gonna save my explosion for diarrhea. If anyone wants the pic let me know, like John Deere – who is skeptical, I’ll… Read more »
John Deere
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I’ll just take your word for it Mr. Wiggles. No need to send me an e-mail, although I would suggest that you include a current game day program in the pic for absolute proof for the other naysayers.

Anonymous
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William and Mary’s sharp shooting scares me. We were slow on rotating on 3s vs Bama and fell for a lot of pump fakes on them. Awesome win today!

Anonymous
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They demolished NC State on the road. This Saturday game has some bite

Mr. wiggles
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Not a problem John Deere. Send me your email on here and a program and the bathroom shitter on the floor will be sent. And YES, my diaareah floor shit will be spectacular

Anonymous
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Dude, I believe you. I sure one or two of the older sweater vests shit their pants when Mikesell hit 21. You know, tall, local kid scores a “shit load” in his first game. Probably thought one of the May brothers suited up again.

TBolt
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FYP

You know, tall, local WHITE kid scores a “shit load”

We all know Dayton is top 10 in segregated cities in the U.S.

TBolt
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UDPride already talking about Steve not staying 4 years possibly only being here through next years Final Four run. We have played 2 scrub teams. Look at Mikesell, he may have had his career high in his first game of the year. He laid an egg against Alabama.

Queen rollo
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My sources tell me Steve might be in the NBA by All-Star break

John Deere
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He should have declared last June and been a one and done after sitting out a red shirt year as a freshman. I’m thinking he’s ready now, but will play take all of his eligibility in order to earn his college degree.

Anonymous
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we outscored them 40-24 in the first half and 40-24 in the second half….crazy.

The kid from Lowes
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Xeryius Williams was awesome as Smash in Friday Night Lights.

RP McMurphy
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https://youtu.be/-pZYU8OGO6Q

The Chief!!! was a force today!

Velvet
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18-18 at the under 8 timeout. 62-30 the rest of the way. Defense is scary good through two games.

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